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Assistant Treasurer - 18343

Montreal, QC

Posted: 11/28/2022 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 18343 Pay Rate: $125,000 - $145,000

Job Description


Are you seasoned treasury professional looking for your next career opportunity? Do you have strong analytical and organizational skills within financial management and seeking a larger challenge?

My client, a regional supra-municipal organization, is looking for an Assistant Treasurer to join their dynamic team in Kuujjuag, Quebec. Reporting to the Treasurer, you will assist in the financial management of the entire organization.

My client is committed to:
  • Fostering a passionate and values-driven organizational culture and motivational work environment
  • Providing an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the community and its people
  • The opportunity to work with a collaborative team

Assistant Treasurer responsibilities:
  • Track and follow-up on all revenues
  • Collaborate in the planning and preparation of the annual budget and audit of the organization
  • Ensure budgetary and expenditure controls are being followed and issuing the certificates of available funds
  • Perform activities related to cash management borrowing by-laws, the issuance of municipal bonds and debt portfolio monitoring, reconciliation and reporting 
  • Respond to financial institutions and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs for all applications for investments, loans and funding
  • Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal controls including delegation of authority updates and cash management processes
  • Recommend improvements and implement changes to enhance controls and mitigate risk
  • Assist in monitoring capital expenditures
  • Compile, review, analyze and report financial information to the general ledger, including payments, related balances and complete monthly closings 
  • Prepare various financial reports, statistics and indicators for the Treasury service and other services
  • Interpret tax provisions relating to GST and Quebec Sales and their implementation 
  • Assist the Treasurer in managing the Cost of Living program
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required

The successful candidate has:
  • Degree in accounting, business administration or finance
  • Professional designation in good standing as Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • 8+ years of similar senior accounting and treasury experience
  • Experience within municipal finance would be an asset
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite and Sage ERP Accpac software
  • Written and verbal fluency ideally in English and French
  • Must be ability to travel and be comfortable living in a remote community

Compensation and benefits:
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on the community and its people
  • Top tier compensation, health benefits, pension, food allowance & 6 weeks vacation
  • Full relocation and 3 annual leave trips
  • The opportunity to experience and work in a wonderful northern community and culture

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Meet Your Recruiter

Barry Milne
CPA, CGA, Principal
Recruiting Specialty: Finance & Operations

Drawing on over a decade of senior recruitment experience, Barry specializes in the placement of senior finance and operations professionals. His passion to stay on the cutting edge of business development leads him to exceptional candidates who drive his clients’ organizations toward new heights. A professional accountant with more than 20 years in senior leadership positions, Barry knows exactly who his clients need to build strong teams and propel their organizations forward.

Barry partners with his clients with a highly consultative approach to help them develop long-term human capital strategies to drive growth and sustainability. He purposefully places candidates in positions where they are bound to succeed. Frequently, satisfied candidates refer others to Barry because of the rewarding experience they had with him.

Barry is a member of CPA Manitoba and has served on the boards and audit committees of a number of public and private companies. In his free time, Barry enjoys adventure travel with his family, mountain hiking, stand-up paddling, great food and wine with friends and watching a good movie.

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